Free MLB Picks For Today 8/20/2019
Washington Nationals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Pick Prediction 8/20/2019
Nationals at Pirates—MLB pick is Washington Nationals on the run line -1.5 runs at +101 odds. Starting for Washington will be Stephen Strasburg. The righthander is 15-5 on the year with an ERA of 3.82. He has pitched well against the Pirates in his career. He has allowed three earned runs or fewer in seven of his past ten starts. Chris Archer starts for the Pirates. He does not go very deep into games. Pittsburgh is 0-7 in his past seven starts. Nationals bats are hot hitting .331 against righthanders in their past five games. Washington has won seven of eight after their win in the opener of this series. Pirates have lost 14 of 17 at home and 22 of 27 overall. Play Washington Nationals on the run line -1.5 runs at +101 odds.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Boston Red Sox Pick Prediction 8/20/2019
Phillies at Red Sox—Free pick is Boston Red Sox +100 odds. On the mound for Boston will be Brian Johnson. A lefthander that won go too far into this game. Fortunately, the Red Sox bullpen has pitched well of late with an ERA of 0.84 in their past five games. In that span the Red Sox are batting .360 against righthanders pushing across 7.18 runs per game. Aaron Nola goes for Philadelphia. His numbers have not been as good on the road with an ERA of 4.63 in 56 1/3rd innings of work. Red Sox a hot team winners of five straight trying to get back in the AL Wildcard picture. Phillies have not had success in Boston losing 16 of 21. Red Sox have been good interleague winning 44 of 59. Phillies on a two game losing streak struggling for runs. Play Boston Red Sox +100 odds.
Cleveland Indians vs. New York Mets Pick Prediction 8/20/2019
Indians at Mets—MLB pick is Cleveland Indians and New York Mets to play under the total of 8.5 runs. On the mound for Cleveland will be Shane Bieber. The righthander has pitched well with an ERA of 3.27 and WHIP of 1.01 in his 25 starts. He has allowed two earned runs or fewer in five straight starts. Steven Matz goes for New York. The lefthander has put up good numbers at home with a 5-0 record and ERA of 2.14 in 54 2/3rd innings of work. His WHIP is only 1.12 at home. Play Cleveland and New York under 8.5 runs.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. St Louis Cardinals Pick Prediction 8/20/2019
Brewers at Cardinals—MLB free pick is St Louis Cardinals +105 odds. Michael Wacha starts for St Louis. The righthander comes off a good outing at Cincinnati. He faced the Brewers twice this season giving up three earned runs over 12 innings of work. Gio Gonzalez goes for Milwaukee. He comes off a poor outing at home to Minnesota giving up five runs with four walks and three homers in 3 2/3rd innings. Milwaukee bullpen has been crushed with an ERA of 6.58 over their past five games. In that span Cardinals are hitting .348 against lefthanders putting across nine runs per game. Their bullpen sits with an ERA of 2.35 in their past five contests. Cardinals have now won eight of ten beat Milwaukee in five straight. Play St Louis Cardinals +105 odds.